Definition of crayfish
1 : any of numerous freshwater decapod crustaceans (especially families Astacidea, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae) resembling the lobster but usually much smaller
2 : spiny lobster
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Small spinnerbaits, soft plastic flukes, crayfish, and crankbaits are working for all three bass species.
Invasive species like largemouth bass and crayfish that are moved around in bait buckets could also impact hellbender numbers.
Baits of choice include worms, salmon eggs, fish entrails, chicken livers, crayfish tails, shrimp and grasshoppers.
These aren't small holes like those created by chipmunks or crayfish or ground-dwelling bees.
However, habitat loss, pollution and the rise of nonnative species such as crayfish and predatory bullfrogs have vastly shrunk the population.
Otters eat practically any animal that moves in riparian corridors: fish, frogs, snakes, turtles, crayfish, birds, salamanders.
Other researchers have found something like pessimism in bees, something like anxiety in crayfish, and a defensive state that bears some relation to fear in fruit flies.
Display cases also hold opalized freshwater crayfish gastroliths, or yabby buttons, which are found only in Lightning Ridge’s opal mines.
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CRAYFISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crayfish for English Language Learners
: an animal that looks like a small lobster and lives in rivers and streams
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